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How do babies understand language?

...ech from eight mothers to their babies. They put a tape recorder in a fanny pack that the women wore in around their home, and then they listened to the tape and analyzed speech patterns on a computer.The study started when the babies were 9 months old and s...

Robots craft medical history

...n warn the medical team if it runs out of surgical tape or other materials. France Telecom donated a trans-Atlantic communication link that used asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) technology to transmit the data. The operation took less than an hour's time and the patient was discharged from the hospital 4...

Fear of Osama bin Laden cause for Bush victory

...t that the fear of death caused by Osama bin laden tape before the election had an impact on the psychological state of the voters which made them vote in favor George W. Bush, which made him win over Senator Kerry. Researchers found that the people voted with their hearts and not used their brain as they...

Increase in Waist Size Contributes To Increased Risk of Heart Disease

...was conducted which proved that a simple measuring tape is an important tool in analyzing the risk of heart disease than body mass index (BMI). // BMI is the composite measure of weight and height. The study was conducted in 63 countries across the world. The findings were that in men, the risk of heart...

Lifting The Screen off Misleading Sunscreen labels

...erent information without creating unnecessary red tape for industry." ...

Children Need Different Dosage In Cardiac Arrest

...rogram, paramedics were mandated to use a Broselow tape (a weight-estimating tool) and report weight-based...ency medicine who advocate the use of the Broselow tape for providers, we demonstrate that it is only after Los Angeles County instituted system-wide change...

Scotland Faces Shortage Of GPs

... this report. The huge burden of paperwork and red tape under the Labour and Liberal Democrat coalition has taken many GPs to the brink of resignation. One good thing needs to be making balance between recruiting more young doctors into general practice in hospital, and retaining a greater number of ol...

Geordie Woman Victim to Foreign Accent Syndrome

...sounded like but then my speech therapist played a tape of me talking. I was just devastated.” Researchers at Newcastle University are using Ms Walker as a case study for the rare ‘foreign accent syndrome’. Thus far only 50 cases have been documented over the past 65 years. The syndrome was identified ...

New Method For Measuring Dyskinesia In Parkinson's Being Developed

... it. The physicians will then prepare a teaching tape for widespread distribution to clinicians. The teaching tape will include segments featuring at least four patients at each level of dyskinesia severity. The tea...

Blinding-Disease Surgery Is Done Safely in Villages, by Nonphysicians

...yelashes. The alternative is to apply double-sided tape to force the eyelashes away from the eyeball. This study found that the tape was more effective as a temporary measure, but it had to be replaced weekly. According to Lietman,...

Medical researchers being stifled by NHS Red tape

The ethical safeguards and NHS red tape following the Alder Hey body parts scandal are stifling research into new medicines, according to researchers//. With restrictions on approaching study volunteers, excessive paperwork, and seemingly arbitrary judgments by ethics committees many docto...

New Procedure Helps Stop Urinary Incontinence

...urgical procedure called tension-free transvaginal tape (TVT). It works by supporting the middle of the urethra—the section most stressed by activities—with a strip of mesh tape. The minimally invasive procedure typically takes just 30 to 45 minutes, and can be performed with regional or general anesthe...

Gamma Knife Offers Noninvasive Treatment for Vascular Disorders, Brain Tumors

...ent couch and listened to a boom box playing a mix tape she had made of her favorite songs. Her head was immobilized in a stereotactic head frame whose coordinates provide a reference grid to allow doctors to pinpoint the radiation beams to the target area. It’s all done by computer. Ms. Coit was able to ...

Doctors to give complete information on prescriptions to patients

...is partnership work. Patients can bring notebooks, tape recorders or other people to help them get necessary details and contact the doctor`s office again if they have questions after they get home,” said Cohen. “Physicians have to change, but patients have to change also,” she said. “It`s an overwhelmi...

Baby’s Head Growth influences its Intelligence

...ence of the babies was measured with the help of a tape at birth and then at the ages 1, 4 and 8years. The kids took IQ tests at the ages 4 and 8 years. Higher IQ scores were observed in kids with bigger heads. According to the researchers, the growth of head by the age of 1 year was important. Growth i...

Inaccurate reporting of child physical abuse by healthcare staff

...iers to reporting included workload pressures, red tape and hierarchy, reporting procedures and lack of sensitivity and support from social services and colleagues. Some Dentists felt that child abuse was not relevant to their profession and another burden in an already stressful occupation. "I understan...

Watch out ! For excess fat around your child’s wais

...by Waist circumference. This is done by wrapping a tape around the waist at the level of the navel. It has been observed that waist circumference is a better predictor of future diabetes and heart disease in adults when compared to BMI. Could it be true in children too? A study was conducted in the U....

Experts reject duct tape therapy for warts

...rs strongly, criticized the practice of using duct tape a strong wide adhesive tape to do away with unattractive lumpy warts //which crop up on skin of hands or feet in schoolchildren....

Government Strikes Right Balance with PBS Reform

...ally pleased that the draconian conditions and red tape associated with the authority prescription system have been eased. 'The Government has agreed that the expertise in prescribing medicines for serious and chronic conditions belongs with the doctor and not a bureaucrat at the end of a phone,' Dr Hai...

AMA Urges Government To Amend Aged Care Legislation

...here’s a danger that the resulting mountain of red tape would divert resources from where they are needed most and from where the public expects the duty of care to be highest – reporting and addressing the shocking and intolerable abuse of residents by staff.” Instead, the AMA recommends that aged car...

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